Business Finance
Grand Canyon Apple Company Financial Analysis Case Study Paper

Grand Canyon University

Question Description

Throughout this course you will prepare a comprehensive 2,500-word financial analysis (excluding tables, figures, and addenda) of a chosen company following the nine-step assessment process detailed in Assessing a Company's Future Financial Health. This analysis is composed of four separate component assignments in Topics 2, 4, 6, and 8.

In this topic, apply the next two steps of the nine-step assessment process to develop a 500-word analysis of your chosen company:

  1. Future External Financing Needs
  2. Access to Target Sources of External Finance

Note: You will be required to re-submit this assignment, revised to incorporate all instructor feedback, along with the other three component assignments as one comprehensive submission in Topic 8. To save time later in the course, consider addressing any feedback soon after this assignment has been graded and returned to you.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.


Apply Rubrics

Case Study Component 3

1
Unsatisfactory
0.00%

2
Less than Satisfactory
74.00%

3
Satisfactory
79.00%

4
Good
87.00%

5
Excellent
100.00%

70.0 %Content

70.0 %Incoporation of the Required Set of Elements in the Nine-Step Assessment Process for the Case Study Component

The required set of elements is not present.

The required set of elements is incorporated, but the information provided is incomplete, inaccurate, or otherwise deficient.

The required set of elements is incorporated, but minimal detail or support is provided for one or more components.

The required set of elements is present, and is incorporated in full. The submission encompasses essential details and provides appropriate support.

The required set of elements is present and comprehensive. The submission further incorporates analysis of supporting evidence insightfully and provides specific examples with relevance. Level of detail is appropriate.

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose

Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.

Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear.

Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.

Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.

Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.

8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction

Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.

Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.

Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.

Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.

Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.

5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.

Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.

Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.

10.0 %Format

5.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.

Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.

Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.

Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.

All format elements are correct.

5.0 %Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)

Sources are not documented.

Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.

Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

100 %Total Weightage



Final Answer

Attached.

Outline
Case Study Component 3: Apple Inc. Financial Analysis
I.

Introduction


Future External Financing Needs



Access to Target Sources of External Finance

II.

Conclusion

III.

References

IV.

Appendices


Appendix 1: Apple’s financial results from 2007 'til 2010



Appendix 2: Apple’s financial Growth Prediction


Running head: APPLE INC. FINACIAL ANALYSIS

Case Study Component 3: Apple Inc. Financial Analysis
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APPLE INC. FINACIAL ANALYSIS

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Introduction
According to Lashinsky (2014), in assessing the Apple company future financial health, it
is good to start by noting that any company's proper functioning is always preconditioned to the
stability in its financial growth. Stable financial growth in most cases predicts any organization's
efficient perofrmance. The financial health of any organization relies on many factors and ought
to be maintained in the organizations (Apple, 2011). The most well-known worldwide
organizations that have obtained the hearts of a huge number of customers is Apple Company.
The managers of the company should manage the financial growth of the company carefully
because it is affected by many different factors. Given that Apple is a multinational company,
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